Postural Modifications for Lower Back Pain

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  • Anonymous Lower Back Pain

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 120 lbs
    • 5' 4"
    • Richmond, CA
    24
    Jul2019
    • Injury Status Recovering
    • Walking distance with leg pain 1 block
    • Repeat injury? No
    • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
    • Number of Surgeries None
    • How much did pain interfere with your day-to-day activities in the past week? Somewhat
    • Have you been off work or unemployed due to low-back pain? Not at all
    • Have you felt depressed or hopeless in the last 7 days? Never
    • How much did pain interfere with your enjoyment of life in the past week? Somewhat
    • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Discomforting
    • Back pain causing leg pain Yes, my back and my leg hurt just as much
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • Sitting without having to change position 1-2 Hours
    • Standing without experiencing back pain 30 minutes
    • Pain when rising from a seated position No change
    • Back-Pain while bending forward Mild
    • Leg-Pain while bending forward No pain
    • Pain while bending backward Distressing
    • Walk with no pain 1/2 mile
    • Sitting without back pain 2-3 hours
    • Standing without back pain 30 minutes
    • Back pain interfere with sleep Sometimes
    • Back pain interfere with your personal care (washing, dressing etc) Not at all
    • Back pain interference with travel Sometimes
    • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Osteoporosis, Spondylolisthesis, Scoliosis, Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Spinal Stenosis, Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Additional conditions Neck-pain, Hip-pain, Knee-pain, Arthrithis

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Physical Therapy, Gokhale Method, Rest, Walking/Hiking,
      Not Improved
      Supportive Shoes, Chiropractor, Swimming

    Stretching feels so good. It makes light strengthening possible.


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  • Joan Lower Back Pain

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 170 lbs
    • 5' 0"
    • Perth Scotland
    15
    Jul2019
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Have you felt depressed or hopeless in the last 7 days? Rarely
    • Physical activity per week 8+ hours
    • How much did pain interfere with your day-to-day activities in the past week? Somewhat
    • Have you been off work or unemployed due to low-back pain? Not at all
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • How much did pain interfere with your enjoyment of life in the past week? Somewhat
    • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Discomforting
    • Back pain interfere with sleep Sometimes
    • Back pain interfere with your personal care (washing, dressing etc) Sometimes
    • Back pain interference with travel Sometimes
    • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction
    • Additional conditions Arthrithis, Diabetes, High blood pressure

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Gokhale Method, Mattress Change, Stretching, Supportive Shoes, Rest,
      Not Improved
      Chiropractor, Heat, Ice, Physical Therapy,

    I do quite a bit of gardening but can only work in short bursts with a lot of rest or even a bath to ease pain. I cannot do heavy work. Standing for long periods is very taking. I cannot walk long distances


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  • Alexander Lower Back Pain

    • Age 55+
    • Male
    • 130 lbs
    • 5' 10"
    • Mukilteo WA
    09
    Jul2019
    • Injury Status Cured
    • Walking distance with leg pain As far as I want
    • Repeat injury? Yes
    • Physical activity per week 8+ hours
    • Number of Surgeries None
    • How much did pain interfere with your day-to-day activities in the past week? Somewhat
    • Have you been off work or unemployed due to low-back pain? Not at all
    • Have you felt depressed or hopeless in the last 7 days? Never
    • How much did pain interfere with your enjoyment of life in the past week? Somewhat
    • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? No pain
    • Back pain causing leg pain Yes, but most of the pain is in my back
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • Sitting without having to change position As long as I want
    • Standing without experiencing back pain 10 minutes
    • Pain when rising from a seated position A little worse
    • Back-Pain while bending forward No pain
    • Leg-Pain while bending forward No pain
    • Pain while bending backward Discomforting
    • Walk with no pain Any distance
    • Sitting without back pain As long as I like
    • Standing without back pain As long I want
    • Back pain interfere with sleep Never
    • Back pain interfere with your personal care (washing, dressing etc) Not at all
    • Back pain interference with travel Not at all
    • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Spinal Stenosis, Degenerative Disc Disease, Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy)
    • Additional conditions Hip-pain

    Treatment Ratings

      Cured
      Almost Cured
      Improved
      Physical Therapy, Walking/Hiking,
      Not Improved
      Heat, Acupuncture, Meditation, Ice, Gokhale Method,